MSI pushes Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz automatically
Published in Motherboards


With a single push of a button

MSI has managed to take its automatical CPU overclocking to a whole new level as the Game Boost feature on its Z270 motherboards is capable of pushing Intel's Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz with a simple push of a button.

Qualcomm rubbishes Nokia leak rumours
Published in Mobiles


We did not leak a new Nokia design at CES

Claims that the new design for the Nokia 6 was accidently leaked at CES were rubbished by the alleged leaker Qualcomm.

Boffins create built-in battery fire extinguishers
Published in News


Smash iPhone in case of fire


A team of boffins from Stanford University have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a lithium-ion battery which has its own built-in fire extinguisher.

AI should not replace people, warns Microsoft boss
Published in News


It should make them more efficient

Microsoft’s Supreme Dalek, Satya Nadella, has warned companies against thinking that AI will replace people.

Microsoft mulls foldable Surface phone
Published in Mobiles


Vole might make origami phones 


Software King of the World and much mocked mobile maker might use a foldable design that could find its way onto the mysterious Surface Phone.

Oculus nicked our ideas claims ZeniMax
Published in Wearables


John Carmack misappropriated VR and destroyed evidence

The parent company of Bethesda Softworks and Id Software has told a court that John Carmack and others at Oculus stole trade secrets from their company and then destroyed evidence.

Apple admits it stuffed up the MacBook Pro
Published in Notebooks


Will release a proper one later in the year

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple usually requires an order from the Supreme Court to admit that it has done anything wrong, but apparently has realised it stuffed up the MacBook Pro.

Nintendo Switch accessories will be expensive
Published in Games


Extra docking station, Joy-Con controller prices limit expandability

Given the plethora of news bits surrounding Nintendo’s upcoming Switch Console due on March 3rd, one of the more interesting details seems to be the price of purchasing a secondary pair of controllers or docking station to offer more flexibility in the mobile gameplay experience.

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumored to release on April 15th
Published in Mobiles


Big focus on front facing camera improvements

While most Samsung mobile devices to be expected throughout the company’s history have never been short on rumored release dates, the latest report now claims that the upcoming Galaxy S8 will launch during mid-April with a major focus on front-camera performance.

Chrome cops some FLAC
Published in News


In a good way


Google has begun adding FLAC support to Chrome, and it should be rolling out to the great unwashed very soon.